Sulcrate Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Sulcrate Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, sulcrate as is their temperament. Sulcrate Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, sulcrate they have no set standard. Sulcrate This isn’t a huge issue, sulcrate as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Sulcrate On the other hand, sulcrate the breed standard is also an ideal way for a potential dog owner to ensure the puppy they are interested in is healthy and comes from a quality breed line.
Sulcrate Therefore, sulcrate since there is no standard for Puggles, sulcrate and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, sulcrate you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Sulcrate Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Sulcrate Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Sulcrate They are naturally playful, sulcrate and should not be aggressive.
Sulcrate Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, sulcrate closely resembling a Beagle. Sulcrate Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Sulcrate The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Sulcrate The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Sulcrate The front legs are well muscled and straight, sulcrate while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Sulcrate The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Sulcrate The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Sulcrate The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, sulcrate round dark brown eyes. Sulcrate The eyes are very alert and expressive. Sulcrate The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Sulcrate The snout is longer than a Pug’s, sulcrate but shorter than a Beagle’s, sulcrate and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Sulcrate The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Sulcrate Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, sulcrate tan, sulcrate white) markings similar to a Beagle, sulcrate the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Sulcrate However, sulcrate despite the coat color, sulcrate all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Sulcrate Aside from the coloring, sulcrate the coat should be smooth and short.
Sulcrate Health – Healthy Puggle puppies should have:
- White teeth and pink gums
- Clean ears that do not smell or leak discharge
- A cool damp or dry nose without discharge
- Clear eyes with an alert expression. Sulcrate There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, sulcrate or caked around them.
- There walk should be free of a limp
- Tail should be held high and not drooping low or carried between the legs
- Coat should be full -there should be no missing patches of fur
Sulcrate Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Sulcrate Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Sulcrate Remember, sulcrate dogs resort back to their natural roots, sulcrate and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, sulcrate you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.